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Judge accepts Linchpin directors’ penalty privilege claims in class action
Class Actions 2022-08-04 2:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has allowed four ex-Linchpin directors facing possible fines by ASIC to put off filing evidence or amended defences in an investor class action […]

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Judge blasts ‘horrendously inefficient’ fight in developer’s lawsuit against Zurich
Insurance 2022-08-03 1:22 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has given a “judicial harrumph” to Sydney developer FKP Commercial Developments and Irish insurer Zurich Insurance in a dispute over coverage for an […]

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Judge scolds Linchpin liquidators for ‘unsatisfactory’ conduct in class action
Class Actions 2021-08-20 4:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised the liquidators of collapsed financial group Linchpin Capital after they failed to inform the court whether they intended to defend class […]

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Linchpin liquidators get final chance to defend class action
Class Actions 2021-07-23 2:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has given the liquidators of Linchpin Capital a final chance to defend a shareholder class action before judgment is made against the collapsed […]

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‘A disappointing result’: Judge approves $25M settlement in Dick Smith class actions
Class Actions 2021-03-17 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has approved a “disappointing” $25 million settlement in long-running class action litigation over the collapse of electronics retailer Dick Smith with claims worth […]

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Court tosses appeal over botched $1.4B Babcock & Brown acquisition
Corporate 2020-06-29 9:27 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A private investment fund has failed again in its bid for damages from collapsed global advisory firm Babcock & Brown over a botched $1.4B acquisition […]

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Dick Smith cases to be heard together, after insurance class action plaintiffs drop discontinuance bid
Class Actions 2019-10-15 11:20 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has ordered all proceedings against Dick Smith to be heard concurrently during a marathon three month trial, after the plaintiffs in a shareholder […]

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Dick Smith insurer class action plaintiffs want their own hearing
Class Actions 2019-10-04 7:37 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in an investor class action filed against Dick Smith’s insurers want a separate hearing from four other representative and company proceedings against the […]

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Facing Deloitte cross-claims, Dick Smith execs drag other directors into class action
Class Actions 2019-10-03 10:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Former Dick Smith executives Nick Abboud and Michael Potts have pointed the finger at the defunct electronics retailer’s other directors in response to cross claims […]

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‘Dangerous proposition’: Judge refuses early liability determination in Dick Smith insurer class action
Class Actions 2019-08-12 1:34 pm By Amelia Birnie

The plaintiffs in an investor class action brought against the insurers of Dick Smith have lost an early bid to determine the viability of their […]

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